Profile of Melanie RodierSenior Editor and Head of Video
Member Since: 5/8/2014
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Melanie Rodier has worked as a print and broadcast journalist for over 10 years, covering business and finance, general news, and film trade news. Prior to joining Wall Street & Technology in April 2007, Melanie lived in Paris, where she worked for the International Herald Tribune, and Rome, where she wrote for Reuters and Screen International, a film trade publication. Melanie was born in London, and graduated from Oxford University where she studied Spanish and Italian. She is also a fluent French speaker.
Articles by Melanie Rodier
posted in April 2009
The hedge fund community are scrambling to update technology to meet new regulations, which are expected within the next six months.
The watchdog recently took a severe and prominent battering in the Bernard Madoff fraud case, which agents failed to stop despite the best efforts of whistleblower Harry Markopoulos.
As portfolio values decline, many large brokers have decided that servicing smaller balance client accounts is no longer profitable, according to the electronic market maker.
DTCC said that as it looks to grow its business in these "difficult economic times," it expects that the new board members' global executive experience will help provide insight and direction.
If U.S. equities message volumes continue to grow at their current pace, they should average 1.2 billion messages per day by 2011, according to new Aite Group report.
Solution targeted at firms that rely on more than one source of data for the pricing of the instruments they trade.
kasina and Horsesmouth teamed up to provide insight into advisors' investment behaviors, preferences for working with asset managers, and opinions on specific firms.
The solutions features enhancements to areas such as collateral management, market risk and operational efficiency and control.
The system was paid for with a $6.5 million grant from the U.S. government and has taken three years to install, according to the WSJ.
Partnership expects to benefit from market growth, as IDC forecasts Finland's IT market will grow by up to 3.4% during 2009.
Scottrade has promoted Grant Bourzikas to director of operations technology and enterprise information security and Chris Meitz to director of operational controls.
The enterprise application enables banks to achieve a holistic view of their exposure by helping them to centralize collateral management, limits definition, and tracking and measurement of exposure across the institution, according to Oracle.
The vendor's pricing and risk management solution can price derivatives virtually on all major assets classes.
Linedata's solution provides EverKey with the ability to view its exposure to prime brokers and counterparties with the click of a button and delivers a customized daily view of NAV, positions and performance.
Enhanced cloud-based service simplifies security and compliance risk management across a diverse enterprise application portfolio, according to Veracode.
New options enhancements to REDIPlus include the introduction of three new algorithmic strategies, the ability to auto-hedge options orders, and active limit support.
LVAM will use APT's global balanced risk model, a multi-factor risk model, to measure and attribute risk for a multitude of asset classes.
As public sentiment turned against Wall Street, Peter Shepard launched a new web site for retail traders not to have to rely on Wall Street who let them down.
UniCredit Private Bank Italy, Bank Austria and HVB Luxembourg will together equip more than 1,000 portfolio managers and relationship managers for their discretionary and advisory portfolio management business.
The technology enables broker's clients to execute orders from their desktops, to optimize execution and to reduce latency.
The solution enables real-time analysis of credit and market risk, with ability to manage exposure by counterparty, asset class, industry sector and trader.
The marketing system is aimed at financial advisors seeking to educate, engage, and sell clients on retirement income solutions.
The Financial Services Technology Consortium (FSTC) announced the launch of an initiative aimed at enabling the financial services industry to gain a better understanding of how biometric technologies can be used to combat fraud across all delivery channels.
The report also revealed that managing electronic office documents is still a challenge for 47% of organizations.